By | March 22, 2023

Senior Manager (Performance & Assurance) Job Position Available at Debswana 2023

Title:  Senior Manager-Performance &Assurance

Closing Date:  22 March 2023

Senior Manager-Performance &Assurance

Location:  Gaborone, BW


Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

Leads the Supply Chain Performance Management, including establishment of appropriate KPI’s, target setting, measurement, reporting and key decision making related to performance

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction and thought leadership in supply chain risk management and assesses supply chain risk management program, policies, and procedures in line with the industry’s best practices and principles
  • Manages the development of performance reports across a full range of all SCM streams, which includes but not limited to reports for all elements of the balance scorecard, supply chain benefits tracking, call centre reports
  • Performs business process improvement evaluations and analysis in conjunction with business process owners as necessary to deliver more efficient fit for purpose solutions
  • Manages the technical interface and develops business process evaluation & improvement initiatives
  • Provides input on the design of a continuous business process review and improvement evaluation process
  • Contributes toward co-coordinated plans and implements strategies to improve Supply Chain Management efficiency and effectiveness
  • Researches the market on industry best practices that impact on Business Intelligence needs to keeps abreast of technological changes in data management solutions.
  • Provides guidance to stakeholders in the identification, design, development, and implementation of innovative and leading supply chain business intelligence methodologies and harvesting approaches
  • Manages enabling systems that support operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Supply Chain processes (SAP, ARIBA, Analytics)
  • Designs and implements measuring and tracking performance systems for supplies and suppliers
  • Manages Governance and Risk within the Function by ensuring Policies and Procedures are in place
  • Interprets operational requirements and integrates with discipline base financial needs to ensure availability of financial resources to meet business objectives
  • Manages the safety, health and environmental programme in area of responsibility
  • Initiates, monitors and controls short term sectional projects and ensures attainment of desired results
  • Manages and coordinates the implementation of legal and corporate governance principles/requirements in area of responsibly.
  • Manages the departmental talent management initiatives by ensuring the right competence and effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career, succession, training and development plans
  • Manages the effectiveness of subordinates by setting, monitoring and reviewing performance and taking remedial action as necessary
  • Manages knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners (internal and external) to ensure achievement of business objective

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all safety, health and environmental and corporate governance principles, policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Bachelors Degree in Business/Finance/Mining/ Engineering/Project Management or relevant discipline


10 years of relevant post qualification experience in a Supply Chain Management environment, with at least 3 years at management level

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Preferred: Membership of relevant professional body

Technical Competencies

  • Procurement Policy & Process / Governance
  • Industry and Market Research
  • Sound financial management experience
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Managing Complex Cross Functional Business Relationships
  • Strategy Formulation& Value Creation

Behavioral Competencies

  • Achievement Orientation
  • Business Acumen
  • Managing Performance and Holding People Accountable
  • Change Leadership
  • Impact & Influence
  • Strategic Orientation
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Integrity
  • Building Organizational Capability
  • Building Partnerships

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Permanent Contract

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Business Process, Call Center, Operations, Technology, Customer Service, Management

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